byOffice for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
Graduates of NYA schools operate lathes, presses, and milling machines a machine shop. Airplane, wings and fuselages are drilled and welded by girls. Life Jackets are tested. Life rafts are assembled and waterproofed. Deck section of a submarine are moved and assembled in a shipyard. Bulkhead sections are welded. The submarine is launched.National Archives Identifier: 37223Local Identifier: 119.2* Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National... Topics: Life rafts, Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Ships, Submarines (Ships), Work, World War 1939-1945,...
part 5 - Ancillary electrical services, part 6 - Special electrical practice for oil, gas, and chemical tankers, part 7 -Electrical survey requirements Topics: vhs, marine engineering, ships, electrical equipment Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Created in 1959, this documentary film profiles the U.S. Navy's Supply Corps. and shows the varied activities of its personnel. Modern punchcard computers are seen in the film (00:09:35:00 and 00:12:00:00) in a segment where a "vital part" is located in the supply point warehouse and sent to the fleet via a long chain of logistics.The Supply Corps of the United States Navy traces its beginnings to February 23, 1795 when the nation's first Purveyor of Public Supplies, Tench Francis,... Topics: U.S. Navy Supply Corps, U.S. Navy, Supply Ships, Oiler, Underway replenishment
byFederal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
Part 1, (Paramount News), Harry Hopkins describes the need for federal work relief. Part 2, (Paramount News), Minnesota farmers leave their farms for Alaska. The farm families board the freighter North Star in San Francisco. Part 3, (Hearst Metrotone News), agricultural equipment is loaded on the North Star. Part 4, (Universal Newsreel) farm families board the transport St. Mihiel at Seattle. The St. Mihiel docks at Seward, Alaska. Part 5, (Universal Newsreel), farm and road making machinery is... Topics: Agricultural machinery, Cargo ships, Hopkins Harry L. (Harry Lloyd) 1890-1946, Minnesota, Motion...
This U.S. Navy documentary made in the 1960s shows the service's submarine fleet, including conventional boats and the nuclear powered Polaris fleet ballistic missile submarines aka FBM Fleet Ballistic Missile boats. Engineering work on the system is seen at the 3:20 mark, at the Bureau of Ships. Inertial navigation gyroscopes are seen, for self-sustained guidance. Polaris launch tests are seen at the 6:15 mark with "Operation Peashooter" proving that missiles could be safely... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, SSBN, Fleet Ballistic Missile System, U.S. Navy, Cold War, USS Tiru,...
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
Scenes of azaleas in bloom, old homes, ships at docks, and bales of cotton, barrels of turpentine, and bunches of bananas being loaded on board freighters in Mobile, Ala., depict its culture and commercial activity. Shows a panorama of Gulf, Little River, and Cedar Creek State Parks in Alabama. CCC boys work in the forests and operate tractors and graders in State Parks; picnickers eat on outdoor tables. A colored CCC boy dances.National Archives Identifier: 11662Local Identifier:... Topics: African Americans, Architecture, Cargo ships, Cedar Creek State Park (Ala.), Civilians, Dance, Gulf...